Grand Prix UK Highlights

The Grand Prix UK took place at Dusk Till Dawn from 22nd – 25th June 2017. Here’s the Grand Prix UK in numbers:

Buy-in £220
Total prizepool £1,028,600
1st place £150,000
Number of entrants 5,142
Places paid 126
Highest ranked qualifier 2nd

Amateur player Robertas Gordonas recorded only his second live cash to date but this time it was a significant one, overcoming a massive field of 5,141 competitors to emerge as the champion and claim a whopping £150,000. This was quite the return for a relatively humble £220 buy-in, but Jamie Whyte will have just as much cause for celebration after he span a $2.20 partypoker satellite win into a third place finish worth £70,750.

Runner up Richard King not only banked an incredible £100,000 for second place but also won a $10,000 package to the Caribbean Poker Party thanks to the Golden Chip he pocketed for qualifying online at partypoker. Elsewhere, partypoker representative Charlie Godwin finished in 23rd for £4,500.